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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Linderniaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Lindernia monticola

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-09-004:
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ilysanthes monticola

 

COMMON NAME:
Flatrock Pimpernel, Riverbank Pimpernel, False Pimpernel, Piedmont Pimpernel


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JK Marlow    jkm110416_761

April    Etowah County    AL

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JK Marlow    jkm140426_614

April    Pickens County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm140426_614c

April    Pickens County    SC

Sepals linear-lanceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Keith Bradley    kab_l_monticola_5092

April    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Lindernia monticola, Flatrock Pimpernel, Riverbank Pimpernel, False Pimpernel, Piedmont Pimpernel

Keith Bradley    kab_l_monticola_5097

April    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_l_monticola_2

April        

This flower apparently did not read the book.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_lindernia_monticola

April        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_lindernia_monticola_4

April        

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JK Marlow    jkm220503_7435

May    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm220503_7437

May    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Lindernia monticola, Flatrock Pimpernel, Riverbank Pimpernel, False Pimpernel, Piedmont Pimpernel

JK Marlow    jkm220503_7438

May    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Flowers are 2-lipped: the upper lip is 2-lobed, the bottom 3-lobed, per Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops.

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JK Marlow    jkm060604_033

June    Pickens County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm060604_040

June    Pickens County    SC

A basal rosette of half-inch elliptic leaves, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm0507k_05

July    Greenville County    SC

Wildcat Falls Wayside Park

Leaves primarily in basal rosette, stem lvs strongly reduced upward to bracts, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm0507k_06

July    Greenville County    SC

Wildcat Falls Wayside Park

The white to violet flowers are solitary, per Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops.

image of Lindernia monticola, Flatrock Pimpernel, Riverbank Pimpernel, False Pimpernel, Piedmont Pimpernel

JK Marlow    jkm0507k_07

July    Greenville County    SC

Wildcat Falls Wayside Park

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Linderniaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Lindernia monticola

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-09-004:
Lindernia monticola   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ilysanthes monticola

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2080

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in GA Piedmont (uncommon or rare elsewhere)

Habitat: In seasonal seepage on granitic flatrocks, mesic hammocks, pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Lavender-blue/Pale blue
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals
2-lipped corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow, light tan
Capsule

 

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